: a stream of very hot ionized plasmaalso: a device for producing such a stream
Examples of plasma jet in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebThese near-parallel strands seemed to be connecting the swirling lobes at the ends of the galaxy’s two plasma jets to each other.
Robin George Andrews, Scientific American, 16 Apr. 2020 For over a century, astronomers have puzzled over solar spicules, the millions of plasma jets that cover the sun’s surface like whiskers.
Jason Daley, Smithsonian, 15 Nov. 2019 These guns are designed to shoot plasma jets of ionized gas into the chamber, targeting, compressing, and heating a cloud of fusion fuel inside.
Jennifer Leman, Popular Mechanics, 24 Oct. 2019
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